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Learn About Preparing for College at Parent University on September 26

September 6, 2017 03:52 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is pleased to announce the return of Parent University for the 2017-2018 school year.
The first edition of Parent University for the current school year will be hosted at in the T.H. Wade Foundation Center at Rock of Ages Baptist Church in Maywood, on Tuesday, September 26, at 6:00 p.m.
"We are very excited about this opportunity to partner with Rock of Ages Baptist Church in making this event available to parents in the community," said Mr. Dan Johnson, District 209 Director of Student and Family Services.
Parent University is designed to provide parents with valuable information to support student success and to help meet the Board of Education’s goal of improving parent and community engagement. Parent University events are planned in collaboration with the District and the Strengthening Proviso Youth Committee.
This Parent University event will focus on planning for life after high school, with presentations on paying for college and choosing the right college. The event also will feature community resources that are available to support students and families. Students from Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy can earn one hour of community service credit for each of parent who attends.
The T.H. Wade Foundation Center at Rock of Ages Baptist Church is located at 1405 Madison Street in Maywood. The program is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Food will be provided.
The District is expecting a great turnout and encourages parents to spread the word. Those who are planning to attend are encouraged to register by clicking HERE.
Parents of students who are juniors and seniors in the 2017-2018 school year are especially encouraged to attend but all parents who are looking ahead to their student’s options after high school are welcome. Students are also welcome! 


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